Chapter_11_Learning_Objectives

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Chapter Learning Objectives Chapter 11: The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction 11.1 What is the role of cellular reproduction in the lives of individual cells and entire organisms? Describe the process of binary fission in prokaryotes List the phases of the eukaryotic cell cycle and describe the sequence of events that occurs during each phase Explain how cell division functions in reproduction, growth, and repair Describe how the chromosome number changes throughout the human life cycle 11.2 How is DNA in eukaryotic cells organized into chromosomes? Describe the structural organization of the eukaryotic chromosome Distinguish among duplicated chromosomes, sister chromatids, and homologous chromosomes 11.3 How do cells reproduce by mitotic cell division List the phases of mitosis and describe the events characteristic of each phase
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Unformatted text preview: Describe what characteristic changes occur in the spindle apparatus during each phase of mitosis Compare cytokinesis in animals and plants 11.4 Why do so many organisms reproduce sexually? Distinguish between asexual and sexual reproduction List the pros and cons of sexual and asexual reproduction 11.5 How does meiotic cell division produce haploid cells? List the phases of meiosis I and meiosis II and describe the events characteristic of each phase Describe three events that occur during meiosis I but not during mitosis 11.6 How do meiosis and sexual reproduction produce genetic variability? Explain how independent assortment, crossing over, and random fertilization contribute to genetic variation in sexually reproducing organisms...
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